June 3, 2017 - June 13, 2017


Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center, 2100 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Birmingham, AL 35203


Three on Three Half Court


50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+ (85+ age division has been added to the 2017 National Senior Games with the caveat that there must be at least 4 teams registered for the National Senior Games.  If not, the 85+ group will be moved to the 80+ division.)




1. All first-, second- and third-place teams at a 2016 NSGA qualifying games will qualify for the 2017 National Senior Games.
2. Each 2016 NSGA qualifying games may qualify all basketball teams that compete in the 80+ and 85+ age division. Competition must take place in accordance with Rule H in order for teams to be qualified.


1. Teams must be of all one gender.
2. Team rosters shall be limited to 10 persons, including-non-playing coaches, non-playing captains and non-playing bench personnel. Teams are no longer limited to the number of out-of-state players on their rosters; however roster changes shall be allowed only as permitted under Rule F. It is the captain's responsibility to declare team residency subject to NSGA approval, at the time of registration.
3. All registration and team rules apply to non-playing coaches, non-playing captains and non-playing bench personnel.
4. At the National Senior Games athletes may compete on up to two teams per sport providing that the teams are in different age divisions that are scheduled to play in completely separate sessions.
5. Basketball will be divided into the following age divisions for both men and women:  50+, 55+, 60+, 65+, 70+, 75+, 80+, 85+.
6. Age divisions for all team competition will be determined by the age of the youngest team member as of December 31, 2017.


Awards will be presented for 1 st through 4 th place within each age division. All medals and ribbons MUST be collected during the Games. The NSGA will not mail MEDALS or RIBBONS after the Games.


NSGA Basketball: Wilson NCAA Solution Game Basketball - WTBO700 Men - WTBO701 Women - 28.5

Men - The circumference of the ball shall be within a maximum of 30 inches and a minimum of 29½ inches.

Women - The circumference of the ball shall be within a maximum of 29 inches and a minimum of 28½ inches.



Age-Division/Event Specific Competition Schedule

Age-Division/Event Specific Competition Schedule (printable). The time of events will not be available until after registration closes. Actual Days of Competition may vary, depends on number of registered athletes in each event.
Version : May 30 2016 


2017 Official Sports Rules Book

The qualifying procedures and rules of competition for the 2017 National Senior Games are based upon those set forth by the recognized national governing body for each sport. For the National Senior Games, however, some sport rules have been modified and/or revised in the best interest of the competitors. It is your responsibility to review the new rules in the shaded areas and refresh your knowledge on the existing rules.
Version : January 1, 2016